DIY Anthropologie-Inspired Wooden Coasters {guest post from Olivia of DIY Mother}

Anthropologie-Inspired DIY coasters

When Olivia of the blog DIY Mother, emailed me about doing a guest post, I was immediately sold on her idea to DIY some Anthropologie Coasters. And then a few days later she sent me the pictures and I was in L.O.V.E….and I knew you guys would be too! I mean, really, how cute are […]

Super Easy DIY 20-Minute Comic Book Pillow

20 Minute Comic Book Pillow

I’m planning to show you my son’s DIY bunk beds and Boy Bedroom tomorrow but I thought I’d share a quick, simple tutorial for this comic book pillow I whipped up during nap time. It’s crazy easy. All You Need: Plain light colored fabric pillow Fabric Markers I pulled up some images online for ideas […]

DIY Cabochon Push-Pins

DIY Cabochon Push Pins

I’ve had a bin of these pretty resin cabochons sitting in my craft supplies for months and finally figured out something simple and new to do with them (in a previous post I showed you how to make DIY Vintage Style Rings and Hair Pins with these). You can find these in abundance on Etsy […]

DIY Women’s No-Slip Headbands {Great for running and working out!}

Women's DIY No-Slip Headbands. Great for running and working out!

If you follow me on Instagram, you may have seen this picture I posted a few weeks ago about a cute running headband my sweet neighbor made me. It stayed on so well during my runs and workout sessions, I asked her if she had used a tutorial. She said she just made it up […]

DIY Jewelry Holder {from Cupcake Stand}

DIY Jewelry Holder

I’ve had this cupcake stand for a long time just sitting in my craft room. You might remember that I turned it into a Jewelry Holder when I shared the post Turning a Spare Room into an Organized Closet, but I had never actually finished the raw wood. Well, I finally got around to it. […]

DIY Onesies {Handmade Gift Idea}

So many of my friends have had or are having babies this year! I made these for a friend at the request of her sister and now I’ll show you how to make them too. She asked me to make two sports themed onesies and two girly onesies (all for a baby girl). What You’ll […]

DIY Glittery Cups

These Pinspired cups were so fun and easy (albeit a bit messy thanks to all the glitter)! Even my 4 year old helped make them. They make a great homemade gift too (I’m thinking my kids teachers would love these)!  Just pop a Starbucks gift card inside. As far as I can tell, the original […]

{Family} Wine Bottle Art


This is a simple project with so many possibilities for colors and text.  It’s also a great way to re-use empty wine bottles (or a good excuse to drink some wine so you can craft with the empty bottle!). What You’ll Need: 6 empty wine bottles, cleaned and dried Chalkboard Paint (I used Martha Stewart […]

Wooden “Give Thanks” Banner

I used some fun wooden blank signs, a little paint, a little vinyl, and a little Mod Podge to create a banner I can use year after year.  It’s the perfect last touch to complete my Thanksgiving Mantle which I’ll be showing you tomorrow. What You’ll Need: -Blank Unfinished Wood Signs (I used 4 fancy […]

Thanksgiving: Simple Decorative Plate

My goal for my Thanksgiving Mantle is to keep it simple and classy, but also keep it cheap (or better yet, free!) by re-purposing items from around the house.  You can make this simple décor by up-cycling a plate of tray you’ve got lying around the house.  Add a little vinyl and/or paint and you’ve […]